Duas & A’amal for first 10 days of Dhul-Hijjah
In the blessed month of Dhu’l-Hijjah, the pious companions of the Holy Prophet and their followers used to do many acts of worship. The first ten days of this month are called “The Stated Days” by the Holy Qur’an.
About these highly honorable days, the Holy Prophet (SAW) is reported to have said that nothing is more preferable to Almighty Allah than practicing acts of worship on these ten stated days.
It is recommended to observe fasting on the first nine days of Dhu’l-Hijjah, for it is equal to the fasting of one’s whole lifetime.
At each of these ten nights, it is recommended to offer a two unit prayer between the Maghrib and `Isha’ obligatory prayers and to recite at each unit Surah al-Fatihah once, Surah al-Tawhid once, and the following verse (7/142):